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MSF expands list of home care service providers

Published on Nov 22, 2012 12:09 PM
 
Ms Jenny Exconde (right), a care worker, is trained in a range of services to provide for all the needs of Madam Lim Yim Tee at home. The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced in a press release on Thursday that it has appointed two private sector providers - ECON Healthcare Group and Lentor Residence Private Limited - to offer such services. -- ST PHOTO : DESMOND LIM

Frail elderly and persons with disability will now have more home care service providers to choose from.

The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced in a press release on Thursday that it has appointed two private sector providers - ECON Healthcare Group and Lentor Residence Private Limited - to offer such services.

They will add an estimated 400 subsidised places with effect from Dec 17 onwards.

Under such care, trained staff provide a suite of services which includes bathing, feeding, dressing the infirm, and also do housekeeping.

 
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